District Of Columbia County Warranty Deed Forms (District Of Columbia)

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Warranty Deed

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All District Of Columbia County specific forms and documents listed below are included in your immediate download package:

Warranty Deed Form

Warranty Deed Form

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last reviewed/updated 1/15/2024

Warranty Deed Guide

Warranty Deed Guide

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last reviewed/updated 2/20/2024

Completed Example of the Warranty Deed Document

Completed Example of the Warranty Deed Document

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last reviewed/updated 2/19/2024

Frequently Asked Questions:

How long does it take to get my forms?

Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.

What are supplemental forms?

Often when a deed is recorded additional documents are required by or District Of Columbia County. These could be tax related, informational, or even as simple as a coversheet. Supplemental forms are provided for free with your order where available.

How do I get my forms, are they emailed?

After you submit payment you will see a page listing the District Of Columbia County forms you ordered with a download link to the pdf form file. You download the forms to your computer. You will also receive an email with a link to your download page in case you need it later.

What type of files are the forms?

All of our District Of Columbia County Warranty Deed forms are PDFs. You will need to have or get Adobe Reader to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Can the Warranty Deed forms be re-used?

Yes. You can re-use the forms for your personal use. For example, if you have more than one property in District Of Columbia County that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in District Of Columbia County.

Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in District Of Columbia County?

Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by District Of Columbia County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.

Do I have to enter all of my property information online?

No. The blank forms are downloaded to your computer and you fill them out there, at your convenience.

Can I save the completed form, email it to someone?

Yes, you can save your deed form at any point with your information in it. The forms can also be emailed, blank or complete, as attachments.

Do I need any special software to use these forms?

You will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.

Are there any recurring fees involved?

No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

Areas Covered by These Warranty Deed Forms:

  • District Of Columbia County

Including:

  • Naval Anacost Annex
  • Washington
  • Washington Navy Yard

What is the District Of Columbia Warranty Deed

Any interest in or claim to real estate in the District of Columbia, whether for present or future possession and enjoyment, and whether vested or contingent, may be disposed of or created by a deed or will in writing ( 42-301). The statutory forms for conveyances of real property, as presented in 42-601 of the District of Columbia Code, are sufficient for their respective purposes. Any covenant, restriction, limitation, or provision allowed by law can be added, attached to, or introduced in the forms provided. Additionally, any other form conforming to the rules presented in the statutes will be sufficient for a conveyance of real property.

A covenant in a Washington, D.C. general warranty deed by the grantor "that he will warrant generally the property hereby conveyed" or a grant of real estate in which the granting words are followed by the words "with general warranty" will have the same effect as if the grantor had covenanted that he, his heirs, devisees, and personal representatives will warrant and defend the said property unto the grantee, his heirs, devisees, personal representatives, and assigns against the claims and demands of all persons ( 42-604).

If a warranty deed is not properly executed or acknowledged, it is not recordable ( 42-407). The grantor to a warranty deed must sign the instrument and have his signature acknowledged upon presenting the deed to the Recorder of Deeds. A notarial act may be performed within the District of Columbia by the following persons: a notary public of the District; a judge, clerk, or deputy clerk of any court of the District; or any other person authorized to perform a notarial act ( 42-143). If a notary act is performed in another state by a person authorized to do so, it will have the same effect under the laws of the District ( 42-144). A "notarial act" is defined as taking an acknowledgement, administering an oath or affirmation, taking verification upon oath or administration, witnessing or attesting a signature, or any other similar act authorized by law ( 42-141). Notarial acts should be evidenced by a certificate that has been signed and dated by the notarial officer performing the act ( 42-147).

A warranty deed conveying real property in the District, or interest therein, that is executed and acknowledged and certified as provided, and delivered to the person in whose favor the instrument is executed, will be held to take effect from the date of delivery thereof. However, as to creditors and subsequent bona fide purchasers and mortgagees without notice of the deed, and others interested in said property, the warranty deed will only take effect from the time of its delivery to the Recorder of Deeds for recordation ( 42-401). When two or more deeds pertaining to the same property are made to bona fide purchasers for value without notice, the deed or deeds that are first recorded according to law will be preferred ( 42-406).

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The documents you receive here will meet, or exceed, the District Of Columbia County recording requirements for formatting. If there's an issue caused by our formatting, we'll make it right and refund your payment.

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